By REBECCA BOONEAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A federal magistrate says the United States falsely imprisoned a former Idaho man under a law designed to ensure that key witnesses show up for trial, and a jury should decide if the government has misused that law in the wake
LONDON (AP) - Comedian Stephen Fry is among those supporting a British man appealing his conviction for tweeting that he would blow up an airport if his flight was canceled.
Paul Chambers became an Internet free-speech cause celebre when he was fined in 2010 for
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A consortium that includes the Dubai construction company that helped raise the world's tallest building has won a $2.9 billion contract to build a new airport terminal in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi.
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana businessman linked to a corruption probe of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is expected to plead guilty Wednesday to conspiring to bribe a former city official.
The ex-official served as an
By SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who defeated a primary challenge this year despite being the target of a House ethics investigation, has been on a medical leave for two weeks and is being treated for exhaustion, his office announced
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to two years in jail for attempting to smuggle drugs into a courthouse jail in a burrito.
Henry Marin was sentenced Monday and remanded into custody following the hearing. The
By ARMANDO MONTANOAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Drug trafficking suspects opened fire in a crowded food court at Mexico City's international airport on Monday, killing three federal policemen who were on an anti-narcotics mission as panicked witnesses dove for cover
By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Practically parked off Florida's Gulf Coast since the weekend, Tropical Storm Debby raked the Tampa Bay area with high winds and heavy rain Monday in a drenching that could top 2 feet over the next few days and that
NEW YORK (AP) - A small electrical fire underneath an X-ray machine at New York City's LaGuardia Airport has caused a brief evacuation of a terminal.
Three Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officers have been treated for smoke inhalation after
By MARTIN GRIFFITHAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Organizers of the Reno National Championship Air Races are pursuing plans to build a permanent memorial for victims of last year's mass-casualty crash in Nevada.
Reno Air Racing Association officials are